Time to Focus on Talent Management Part 2

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In part 1 of this blog post, we introduced talent management issues and the importance of a needs-assessment process. Accurate job descriptions and the need for a strong cultural fit were also examined. This week we’ll continue to uncover aspects of talent management you can incorporate into your retention efforts. Employer Brand A company’s “employer… Read more »

Why Hire a Recruiter?

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At some point in your life you may have worked in an organization that had a higher than desired turnover rate – even in the executive level roles. You may have wondered – what are they doing wrong? Why are there so many positions sitting empty? You probably noticed that the HR department and internal… Read more »

Recruit the Best and Then Invest: How to Ensure Success of New Hires

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Investing in your employees is a great way to build morale and to add value to your organization. Of course, recruiting the best possible candidates is the first step in this strategy. And once you have placed great talent on your team, whether from an internal hire, or an executive search firm, you can take… Read more »

What Do Excellent Candidates Want?

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Good candidates are attracted to a company with a competitive compensation and benefits package. They are also likely to be interested in the location of the company and it’s proximity to their home. It’s common to be interested in a company with good hours and a predictable schedule. These are all very reasonable selling points… Read more »

Emotional Intelligence

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Evaluating a candidate’s emotional intelligence is a vital part of the interview process. It allows you to assess and determine a candidate’s potential for success. Sure, candidates will often be nervous and may not put their true selves forward right away, but an adept hiring manager or recruiter can artfully work around those limitations to… Read more »

Procrastination in Hiring: Is It Costing You Business?

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“It’s not like I need their job. If it takes them a week to respond to a resume like mine for a job of this importance, they’re not the kind of company I want to work for. I move fast and I can already see that my style won’t fit their culture.” This is an… Read more »